Onam 2012 Celebrations

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

This year’s Onam was kicked  off with the lighting of the lamp by our Grand Parents. Onam festival 2012 was marked by festivities including Cinematic dances by our young talents, Speech,  Peacock dance , Maveli Visit,  Pulikali, Snake boat race, Kolattam,  Thiruvathirakali, songs by adults, Pookalam  and an elaborate banquet lunch (Onam Sadhya with 19 items). We are delighted to have the presence of Ewen Jones, M.P for Herbert, Cr.Pat Ernst representing Jenny Hill, Mayor of Townsville , Rev. Bishop Michael Putney and Rev. Fr. Jose Koyickal. It was then followed with some outdoor and indoor games. We are proud to launch our new web site: www.townsvillemalayalee.org by Ewen Jones during the festival. Thanking you all for your presence and involvement in large and overwhelming support which made Thiruvonam 2012 a remarkable success.


Ewen Jones, M.P for Herbert, Cr. Pat Ernst representing Jenny Hill – Mayor of Townsville , Rev. Bishop Michael Putney and Rev. Fr. Jose Koyickal along with maveli


1.Here is our gratitude, love and hearty thanks to Ewen Jones, Cr.Pat Ernst, Rev. Bishop Michael Putney and Rev. Fr. Jose Koyickal for their participation.


2.Thanking all the children who  participated in the cultural programmes yesterday.


3.The Snake Boat Race was an excellent performance on stage. Congratulations and Hats off to their wonderful performance, Stephen Kuriakose, Siju , Jaison Uthuppu, Byju Maliyackal, Anil Mathew, Binu , Shibu Thomas  and special thanks to Mr. Thomas Joseph for his efforts to make the vallam.


4. Pulikali was amazing. Thanks to Jenny, Basil Sunny, Alwin Siju, Roshan Stephen,  Alphine Sabu and special thanks to Byju for organising the Pulikali.


5.Thanking for the excellent Dandiya performance by Helma Antony, Sweetly Joy, Mini Ousepachen, Mary Poly, Angel Poly and Lini Raju.


6.Thanks to Bindu Thomas, Elizabeth Sam, Ashly Sabu, Joby Jason, Liji Saji,  Shanty Siju,  Thankamani and Vinney Ebby for their wonderful Thiruvathirakali.


7. Special thanks to Biju Akkamparambil for entertaining us as Maveli. Superb performance, Biju.


8.Thanks to Benny Pandalam for Superb sound effects and lights. Well done.


9.The ONAM SADHYA was EXCELLENT. Very well done. Thanks to Biju Thomas and Dalia. Give them a pat in the back. We appreciate your hard efforts.


10.The amazing Pookalam was created by Shibu and Aji. Our hearty thanks.


11.Special thanks to Vinod Baby, Binu, Joji and Sunny Kadavil for your contribution in organising the outdoor and indoor games.


12.Our new web site www.townsvillemalayalee.org was designed by Binu Mathew. We will remember you always, Binu for your contribution to this community. Well  done.
13.Thanks to those who sent emails yesterday / today. Special appreciation to Executive Committee’s success in organising this festival very well.


The whole event was so enjoyable because of our wonderful achors, Ashly Sabu, Dalia Biju, Akash Ebby, Roger Stephen and Kuriakose Stephen. Congratulations for best efforts.


Please do not forget to visit: www.townsvillemalayalee.org and sign in facebook ( Optional)

Onam 2012 by Malayali association of Townsville

Onam 2012 by Malayali Association of Townsville

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